Feb 14, 2013 2:30pm PST
causing a controversy ahead of elections due to come up this september. angela merkel's government has presented plans to slow the rise. >> the plan involves limiting the surcharge consumers paid to support the expansion of renewable energy like wind and solar, but that could prove controversial. >> renewals like wind and solar now account for a quarter of the electricity produced in germany, but going green costs money. now the government plans to cap electricity costs both by cutting green energy subsidies and scrapping special allowances for industries that use large amounts of energy. >> we all know that price is not the only issue in germany's energy transition, but it is an important issue that has lots of people worried, so we have to give some answers. >> the government wants to keep prices stable by canceling a planned 2 billion euros increase to a green energy subsidy paid by consumers, but first, they have to convince opposition parties to go along with it. >> we cannot allow them to put the brakes on expanding renewable energy. we want to meet the goals we have set for clim
Feb 13, 2013 6:00pm PST
a stolen gun and that is what the 496 charge is. and california has like angela was saying, has some of the most restrictive gun laws in the state that makes it and it is difficult to buy a gun, where people have to in california, the firearms dealer has to be licensed and there is background checks and ten-day waits. that has been standard for many years. and there are limits on how many guns can be purchased and it goes on about the record keeping and particularly it talks about our gun laws penalize access for children due to negligent storage. so there was mention of the new york law, i believe was modeled on the california law. and there are two like, you can own a gun in california. but there are two, there are people that cannot have a gun and there are certain guns that you cannot have. so in california, it prohibts certain people from having a gun, if you are a felon or if you are an addict you cannot have a gun. if you are subject to a court order, while that is in effect, you can't have a gun. whether it is a restraining, order or an injunction you can't have a gun if it s
Feb 14, 2013 3:30pm PST
have ms. angela [speaker not understood] from our clerk's office. >> thank you, mr. wrung. -- young. [speaker not understood]. i'm here today with deborah landis, the admin deputy, [speaker not understood] youth commission director and don duran from the sf appeals board. on friday the 30th we presented to the board of supervisors fiscal year 2013-14, 14-15 draft budget based upon the budget instructions this committee provided in december. and today before you is the department's proposed budget which should you approve will be submitted to the mayor and the controller's offices on thursday, february 21st, which will be before you for further consideration in june. since the january 30th hearing, there are no changes to report to our department's budget. as a reminder, the draft budget proposal, the operating budget totals 12.9 million for fiscal year 13-14. i'll put a slide up to show the public watching at home. and for fiscal year 13-14, 13.2 million dollar budget and for fiscal year 14-15, these are compared to a current year budget of 12.4 million and a base of 13-14 million.
Feb 14, 2013 4:00am PST
, feburary 14th. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: up or down? stocks and commodities traded with mininal gains and losses yesterday. investors are holding back as they wonder whether a large sell-off or big rally lies ahead. cisco sees the light. the company topped its earnings targets after the close. cisco ceo john chambers notes that 2013 is off to a slow start but sees early signs of improvement in europe. and democrats are working on a new bill that could replace the $85 billion in automatic spending cuts that take effect march 1st if there is no deal. time now for a look at what traders have to say about the day. joe cusik joins us for that. he is from options express. good morning joe. we had earnings after the close coming in from cisco. what is your first thought? > > you know what, cisco came in, they did what they expected. the thing is that they diversified their revenues from the switching and routing, and now they are looking at that i.t. infrastructure. so, that actually could bring revenues a little bit more rapidly, even though there was a drop-off. obviousl
Feb 14, 2013 9:00am EST
and the right guy will show up. >> next is an e-mail from angela in waco, texas. she writes i've been dating a man for five years, we're both in our 50s. he's never been married, indica indicates he wants to get married and no movement in that area, a real quote sugar daddy, very nice to me and we get along very well. if he's not bulging where marriage is concerned should i let him know may be looking elsewhere or should i just pursue other men without letting him know. >> two wrongs don't make a right. i don't think she should play him dirty. let him know it's a been five years, the statistics show if you're not going to commit within the two years, dr. gail talk about that all the time and she takes no prisoners on that. it's time to move on. if you really want to be married, time is ticking away, baby, make like mercury and run. >> based on what you've heard this guy is not into marriage, not going to happen. >> this guy is buying her time, trading money for spend human bei being -- spending the time dating. not interested. >> what do you think? >> five years, no. >> walk away. gail, let'
Feb 14, 2013 3:00pm EST
are repayments, repayments scheduled, the election in germany and we all know, i believe that angela merkel will be re-elected, but those are the sort of big things that i'm looking at to see how the markets will react. >> let me switch gears to ask you your take on the banking sector. i know you're on the board of barclays so i'm not asking to give away any secrets here, but there's a real movement across the world to split up some of these banks. how do you think this is going to go? are you expecting a global standard when it comes to the financial services sector? what's your take on how the major banks change the course of business in the coming years? >> well, maria, i'm sure you're aware that, obviously, i have restrictions about what i can say, but i think that the story in general since 2009 has been one of global standards. i know christ ianella guard has spoken about this going back to the g-20. a lot of discussion about coming together. there's a lot of conversations going on in the background that are aiming to have some convergence around these issues. remember, these economie